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Why US is called The United States of America but India is not called The India?

Tags: india, states, news & events
Asked by Lucky, 15 Mar 09:48 am
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(1) Grammar rules say that you can use an article before a common noun and not before a proper noun.
In this case states is a common noun and India is a proper noun
(2) You can say, "The Union of India". This term is commonly used
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Answered by Vikram, 15 Mar 10:01 am

 
  
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Because they are 'united' but we are not it seems...!
Answered by Dil Se, 15 Mar 10:28 am

 
  
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Here the states do not seem to be united!
Answered by tanuja, 15 Mar 10:05 am

 
  
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Please ask this to Sri Devi from Hinglish Vinglish .... !!!
Answered by Manoj Joshi, 15 Mar 09:54 am

 
  
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Very thought ful Q..but sorry no ans.
Answered by Sheetal Verma, 15 Mar 09:52 am

 
  
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Very thought ful Q..but sorry no ans. Here the states do not seem to be united!
Answered by Kamini Joshi, 19 Apr 07:08 am

 
  
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Very thought ful Q..but sorry no ans. Here the states do not seem to be united!
Answered by Motu, 26 Mar 02:24 pm

 
  
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